Master of Education (MEd) in Elementary Education
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Master of Education (MEd) in Elementary Education

Master of Education in Elementary EducationAre you a passionate elementary school teacher ready to take the next step in your career? Converse’s Master of Education in Elementary Education provides experienced teachers the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills while expanding on their current teaching skills. Our program allows you to advance your career by building upon your strengths and broadening your area of expertise.

Degree Offered

  • MEd in Elementary Education

Converse’s M.Ed. in Elementary Education is designed to help you achieve your academic and career goals on your timetable with the support of faculty who continually challenge students to integrate theory with practice. Though our MEd in Elementary Education is an on-campus program, many of the required classes are available online, giving you the flexibility to earn your degree around a busy schedule. We also offer additional areas of certification. These opportunities to gain additional accreditations give you an edge in the job market.

More reasons to choose Converse:

Master of Education in Elementary EducationVeteran Faculty: Our faculty have extensive experience in the classroom and are active as researchers, clinicians, and leaders in the field of education.

Quality Education: Our graduate program is aligned with professional standards and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). You will be qualified for certification reciprocity with many other states.

Convenience: Flexibility is essential for students who manage busy work schedules and personal commitments.  Most required courses are conducted at the end of the school day to accommodate students who maintain their current teaching positions. Many students complete the program easily within a two-year time period.

Degree Prestige and Value: Since 1890, Converse College has provided students with education rooted in the liberal arts. Converse College graduates are principled and productive citizens capable of creative thinking and problem solving.

The MEd in elementary education is a 36-hour degree program designed for teachers already certified in early childhood, elementary, special education, secondary education, and/or certain other teaching areas. The program offers course selection across three categories of study to help you  refine and expand and your teaching competencies through:

  • Research
  • Psychological and sociological foundations
  • Methodology and content

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of research and the manner by which research is conducted;
  • Model and apply technology standards to engage students, improve learning and enrich your professional practice;
  • Establish an advanced understanding of the subject matter, bibliography, theory and methodology of the field of elementary education.

Visit the graduate catalog for current course requirements for this degree.

MEd – Elementary Education Benchmark Worksheet

The worksheet below outlines the academic requirements for the MEd program in Elementary Education:

MED in Elementary Education